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Cured: How the Berlin Patients Defeated HIV and Forever Changed Medical Science
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ean: 9781520020167, isbn: 1520020163,

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Two men, known in medical journals as the Berlin Patients, revealed answers to a functional cure for HIV. Their cures came twelve years apart, the first in 1996 and the second in 2008. Each received his own very different treatment in Berlin, Germany


And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic
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By the time Rock Hudson's death in 1985 alerted all America to the danger of the AIDS epidemic, the disease had spread across the nation, killing thousands of people and emerging as the greatest health crisis of the 20th century. America faced a tro


The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time
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ean: 9781977361356, isbn: 1977361358,

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La moria grandissima began its terrible journey across the European and Asian continents in 1347, leaving unimaginable devastation in its wake. Five years later, twenty-five million people were dead, felled by the scourge that would come to be called


The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine
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The gripping story of how Joseph Lister's antiseptic method changed medicine forever In The Butchering Art, the historian Lindsey Fitzharris reveals the shocking world of 19th-century surgery on the eve of profound transformation. She conjures up


The Philadelphia Chromosome: A Mutant Gene and the Quest to Cure Cancer at the Genetic Level
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ean: 9781622311774, isbn: 1622311779,

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Almost daily, headlines announce newly discovered links between cancers and their genetic causes. Science journalist Jessica Wapner vividly relates the backstory behind those headlines, reconstructing the crucial breakthroughs, explaining the science


A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812
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Drawing on the diaries of one woman in eighteenth-century Maine, this intimate history illuminates the medical practices, household economies, religious rivalries, and sexual mores of the New England frontier.Between 1785 and 1812, a midwife and heal


The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
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ean: 9781400115501, isbn: 1400115507,

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Deborah Blum, writing with the high style and skill for suspense that is characteristic of the very best mystery fiction, shares the untold story of how poison rocked Jazz Age New York City. In The Poisoner's Handbook, Blum draws from highly origina


Deadly Companions: How Microbes Shaped Our History
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ean: 9781541419636, isbn: 1541419634,

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Ever since we started huddling together in communities, the story of human history has been inextricably entwined with the story of microbes. They have evolved and spread amongst us, shaping our culture through infection, disease, and pandemic. At th


Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York
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ean: 9781684411986, isbn: 168441198X,

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Today it is known as Roosevelt Island. In 1828, when New York City purchased this narrow, two-mile-long island in the East River, it was called Blackwell's Island. There, over the next hundred years, the city would build a lunatic asylum, prison, ho


Notes on Nursing
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Notes on Nursing is a classic by Florence Nightingale (the first modern nurse). Florence Nightingale's methods were revolutionary in her time, and they form the basis for the techniques of patient management that have been taught ever since. Notes o


Heart: A History
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For centuries, the human heart seemed beyond our understanding: an inscrutable shuddering mass that was somehow the driver of emotion and the seat of the soul. As cardiologist and bestselling author Sandeep Jauhar shows in The Heart, it was only rece


The Uncertain Art: Thoughts on a Life in Medicine
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Long-time physician Sherwin B. Nuland presents a provocative and stimulating collection of stories illustrating the vagaries of medical practice over the years. Among the fascinating and probing questions that Nuland investigates are:What does the fi


Jonas Salk: A Life
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The authoritative account of one of the 20th century's most important - and controversial - scientists. When a waiting world learned on April 12, 1955, that Jonas Salk had successfully created a vaccine to prevent poliomyelitis, he became a hero o


The Eternal Nazi: From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim
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Dr. Aribert Heim worked at the Mauthausen concentration camp for only a few months in 1941 but left a devastating mark. According to the testimony of survivors, Heim euthanized patients with injections of gasoline into their hearts. He performed surg


The Pain Chronicles: Cures, Myths, Mysteries, Prayers, Diaries, Brain Scans, Healing, and the Science of Suffering
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Each of us will know physical pain in our lives, but none of us knows when it will come or how long it will stay. Today as much as 10 percent of the population of the United States suffers from chronic pain. It is more widespread, misdiagnosed, and u


The Cancer Chronicles: Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
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When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, science writer George Johnson embarked on a journey to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who dedicate their lives to understanding and combating it. What he disc


Anzac Girls: The Extraordinary Story of our World War I Nurses
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ean: 9781489099648, isbn: 1489099646,

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The harrowing, dramatic and profoundly moving story of the Australian and New Zealand nurses who served in the Great War. Now a major six-part television series.By the end of the Great War, forty-five Australian and New Zealand nurses had died on ove


Asperger's Children: The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna
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In 1930s and 1940s Vienna, child psychiatrist Hans Asperger sought to define autism as a diagnostic category, aiming to treat those children, usually boys, he deemed capable of participating fully in society. Depicted as a compassionate and devoted r


The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of Americas Shining Women
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ean: 9781681684215, isbn: 1681684217,

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1917. As a war raged across the world, young American women flocked to work, painting watches, clocks and military dials with a special luminous substance made from radium. It was a fun job, lucrative and glamorous-the girls themselves shone brightly


The Heart Healers: The Misfits, Mavericks, and Rebels Who Created the Greatest Medical Breakthrough of Our Lives
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At one time heart disease was a death sentence. By the middle of the 20th century, it was killing millions, and, as with the Black Death centuries before, physicians stood helpless. Visionaries, though, had begun to make strides earlier. On September



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